Segment from a bronze fibula (safety pin), Amber, Etruscan

Segment from a bronze fibula (safety pin)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Diam.: 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.493
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Circular piece of amber with 7 holes and remains of a bronze pin through center.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.46, pp. 7, 269, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.